The owners of 65 rental
properties in downtown Winooski will be required to prove they comply with Vermont’s
lead laws. Landlords will receive letters
from the Attorney General’s office and they’ll have 90 days to respond.
designed to eliminate childhood lead poisoning go into effect this month. The change brings
strict new requirements for building contractors, property owners, renovators
and a host of others who work with lead paint.
VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with Vermont Deputy Health Commissioner Dixie Henry about new federal rules for lead paint removal going into effect on April 22 and an extra requirement for property owners
and contractors in Vermont.
We learn about Vermont’s application process, and talk about whether or not the program is the right fit for the state. Also, federal and state lead laws don’t match up, and we celebrate the return of the cluster fly.